Is wedging of children by adult males considered sexual abuse?

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Is wedging of young children sexual abuse by adult men? The children are all minor children. I have addressed the issue on two separate occasions with the adults and asked it to stop, but it still continues. What should I do?

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Jul 24, 2008
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by: Darlene Barriere - Webmaster

Without more information, I cannot answer this query. I do not know with absolute certainty what it is you are referring to when you say "wedging." Perhaps the practice of yanking up a person's underwear??? Without more details of the actual acts and the circumstances surrounding those acts, there is no way for me to say whether or not sexual abuse (or physical abuse) is taking place. Without knowing your relationship to the children, I cannot offer you any advice.

Darlene Barriere
Violence & Abuse Prevention Educator
Author: On My Own Terms, A Memoir

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